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Sony Ericsson Jalou F100i disassembly, screen replacement and repair



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Tools required for disassembly: Torx 5 screwdriver, Phillips screwdriver, plastic tool such as a guitar plectrum or credit card.

NOTE: If you only want to remove the LCD screen you can skip straight to stage 7 of this guide and you will not need the torx 5 screwdriver.
  Remove your back cover, battery, sim and memory card. Six screws need to be removed. The four screws circled in red are a black colour and a different size to silver screws which are circled in white. Remember this when you put the phone back together. Sony Ericsson Jalou F100i disassembly stage 1 Now, starting near the bottom of the phone, pry the battery compartment away. Sony Ericsson Jalou F100i disassembly stage 2 With the battery compartment removed your phone should look like below. A ribbon connector (circled) needs to be disconnected. It attaches like a plug and socket. Just lever this up to unplug. Sony Ericsson Jalou F100i disassembly stage 3 Now lift the circuit board from right to left, as shown below. The circuit board will still be connected by a ribbon, circled below. Move onto the next stage to see how to disconnect the ribbon. Sony Ericsson Jalou F100i disassembly stage 4 Below is a close up of the ribbon and socket. This type of connector is called a zif connector. The pink/orange part is a latch which opens and closes on a hinge. Flick the latch up, away from the ribbon, and you can then pull the ribbon out of its socket. Sony Ericsson Jalou F100i disassembly stage 5 Your phone should now look like below. Sony Ericsson Jalou F100i disassembly stage 6 To remove the lens use something blunt, that won't damage the lens, to lift it from the point shown. The lens is held in place with double sided tape and once you have lifted it up from the point shown it'll simply peel away from the housing. Sony Ericsson Jalou F100i disassembly stage 7 With the lens removed your phone will look like below. Remove the four screws you can see. Sony Ericsson Jalou F100i disassembly stage 8 Run something like a credit card along the join of the front cover to release it. Sony Ericsson Jalou F100i disassembly stage 9 With the front cover removed your phone should look like below. Four ribbons need to be disconnected. The three ribbons on the left side use zif connectors. The black part of the connector, opposite to the end which each ribbon enters its socket, is a latch which opens and closes on a hinge. Flick the latch up, towards the ribbon, and you can then pull each ribbon out of its socket. The very small ribbon, circled bottom right, has a similar type connector but the latch is white and it's quite delicate, so be careful. The ribbon circled in white has a plug and socket type connector. Simply lever this up away from the phone, to unplug. Sony Ericsson Jalou F100i disassembly stage 10 Below you can see the disconnected ribbons. Sony Ericsson Jalou F100i disassembly stage 11 You can now lift the circuit board away from the main body of the phone, as shown below. Now gently push your screwdriver into the points shown. The will release the LD screen. Open the flip and the screen should be loose. Sony Ericsson Jalou F100i disassembly stage 12 You should now have the LCD screen removed. Reverse the whole procedure for reassembly. If you've found this disassembly guide useful, please support formymobile.co.uk and order the tools and parts you need from our site. We ship worldwide! Sony Ericsson Jalou F100i disassembly stage 13
If you have any questions about how to take apart and repair your broken Sony Ericsson Jalou F100i, email rob.lee@formymobile.co.uk. Or post a comment below for further help with Sony Ericsson Jalou F100i disassembly.

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